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Mar 19, 2012 4:00pm PDT
to start be taking illinois's primary. romney easter if ied of another loss, and he spent the day calling santorum an economic light weight. santorum says picking romney is like picking -- also, what do romney and santorum think the u.s. should do or country should do in afghanistan? should we stay or go? it's hard to tell. romney said he is not ready to take a stand. it's ease to to criticize obama from the cheap seats. why do republicans blame obama for high gas prices? because they can. and even though republican claims are misleading or dishonest, the obama camp is very worried about gas prices and the potential political fallout this november. it was two years ago this week that president obama signed his law for health care. tonight, we'll look at how the president fought back against people in congress putting one thing above everything else, so see president obama fail. finally, what can brown do for you? not much if you're rick santorum, talking about scott brown and his dirty joke about santorum and his view on contraception. we have a panel with us tonight. let's look at the la
Mar 19, 2012 2:00pm PDT
this thing? if so, he'll have to start by taking tomorrow's illinois primary. romney is terrified of another upset loss and he spent the day referring to santorum as another economic lightweight. santorum said romney would be like tweeddlum versus tweedlede. should we stay in afghanistan? should we go? romney admitted yesterday he's not ready to take a stand. i guess it's easy to criticize president obama from the cheap seats until they come up with a coherent plan. plus oil consumption is up but it's actually down this year. make no mistake. the obama camp itself is very worried about gas prices and the potential fought this november. it was two years ago this week when president obama signed his health care into law, putting an exclamation point on the most controversial battle in congress. tonight we're talking about congress and brown do for you. i'm talking about scott brown, the senator from massachusetts and his dirty little joke about santorum and contraception. we begin with the battle in illinois. the co-authors of "game change" as well as msnbc political analysts. likely political
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Mar 3, 2012 11:00am PST
and where they need to win to slow romney down. with pump prices climbing ever higher, the obama administration is feeling the heat, but do they really want lower gas prices? ♪ welcome to the journal editorial report. i'm paul gigot. a double victory on tuesday in michigan and arizona put presidential hopeful mitt romney back on top of the republican race, a position he's held and lost several times before in the primary process. so, how did he do it? can the same strategies help him in super tuesday states? let's ask, wall street journal columnist and editor, dan henninger. jason o'reilly, member, dorothy rabinowicz, and kim strassel. how did romney do it? can he keep doing it? >> i think so. in the exit polls, people for whom the economy was the biggest issue, romney won by 17 points. >> paul: yeah, that's remarkable. >> and he also won in detroit, wayne county, and macomb county, and so-called reagan democrat county, which is to say in areas where their people are under the most economic stress. he had introduced the new tax program, the new economic program, the 20% tax cut
Mar 21, 2012 3:00pm PDT
romney at what should be a shining moment. >>> again, tonight, we will show you right here, live protest in new york city for what's being called quote, the million hoodie march, a reference to the hoodie trayvon martin was wearing when he was shot and killed in sanford, florida. new calls for the arrest of a noob hood watch volunteer that shot and killed the 17-year-old boy. martin was unarmed, walking from a convenience store to the home of his father's fiancee last month in sanford near orlando when george zimmerman shot him. he says he fired in self-defense after he felt threatened. something he would be entitled to do under florida law. today on cnn, one of zimmerman's neighbors came to his defense. >> george zimmerman is a good dude. he is straight up. that's why i am front-runner for him today. i, myself, credit george for thwarting a burglary to my own house. >> members of trayvon martin's family blame racial profiling for his death. the stanford police department is being scrutinized. police questioned the shooter after the shooting but didn't arrest him. today rg trayvon martin
Mar 21, 2012 6:00am PDT
be congratulated for. i'm not sure why. that's your nominee. >> mitt romney likes very, very big -- >> i don't get it. wrap it up. >> it's "morning joe." see you tomorrow. see you around for chuck. >>> the best shot at stopping romney. he has friendlier territory saturday in louisiana and then there is wisconsin where it can be his last stand. he can carry his demographic stronghold and you just might keep romney from crossing the 11:44 finish line. today's deep dive into a not so secret weapon. first lady michelle obama is all over the campaign trail ejecting energy telling voters to eat their vegetables. she is a powerful draw on the trail. it's wednesday, march 21st 2012. this is "the daily rundown." also developing, the shootout in a sense stand out and the man believed to be responsible for the hate crimes and murders of the jewish school in france am we will thereby live. mitt romney scored a solid double-digit win and walked away with 4/4 of the state's delegates. romney won 47% of the vote. they picked up 35%. newt gingrich was in last place or fourth place. so far of the
Mar 19, 2012 8:00am PDT
roberts. we get straight to it starting on the agenda today. mitt romney desperate to lock up the front-runner title in the battle for the republican nomination and avoid falling flat with illinois voters. romney padded his delegate league with a win in puerto rico and is hoping to keep that going. >> i must bet the margin was just about as good. i need only one thing from you this morning, no, two. i need some pancakes and, number two, number two, i need you to go vote tomorrow. >> so we're not talking about pancakes over the weekend. romney made much use of the word economic lightweight. using that phrase to link both rick santorum and president obama. >> i believe itch the best chance and perhaps the only chance of actually replacing barack obama as the president of the united states. >> so not taking that one lying down. rick santorum hit back with these words on "morning joe." if i'm a lightweight, i agree, he's a heavyweight. is a big government heavyweight. that's what he said his record was. we need someone who understands that washington isn't the answer to our proble
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Mar 22, 2012 6:00pm EDT
through committee last night. >>> republican presidential front ruper mitt romney is trying to establish distance from wednesday's controversy over whether his self-described consecutive positions are genuine. carl cameron reports today was about consolidating support from the right. politically and financially. >> brief media availability wednesday evening, front runner romney is front running and campaigning behind closed doors meeting with power brokers in d.c. including paul ryan and influential conservative demint who is excited about prospect of romney becoming the nominee. santorum has less nominee of romney but says it's not over. >> this race is a long way to go. it's closer than what the media perception. is we feel like we will do well saturday. >> stumping in texas, santorum for the second day in a row blasted romney for the suggestion that romney can reset the campaign like etch-a-sketch like head-to-head battle against obama. >> all the things that allow him to win the primary are unavailable for him to win the general. he knows what he is doing now can't win. he has to res
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Mar 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
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Mar 21, 2012 1:00pm PDT
blitzer. wolf! >> don, thanks very much. happening now, mitt romney and the etch-a-sketch. an off hand remark goes viral. new ammunition. >> a hezbollah threat in the united states. one u.s. lawmaker says it is right here in the u.s. and the possibility of an attack, he says, is real. and broken toilets turn a 13-hour flight into a two-day odyssey leaving hundreds of passengers trapped in alaska. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." -- captions by vitac -- >>> major new backing and a brewing new controversy for the republican presidential candidate mitt romney. he's picked up one of the most sought-after endorsements of the campaign, but a remark by one of his top aides is now threatening to overshadow it. our national political correspondent jim acosta is with romney who is holding a town hall meeting outside baltimore. jim, what happened? >> reporter: wolf, as you just mentioned mitt romney is about to hold a town hall meeting just outside of baltimore. the maryland primary is coming up in about a week and a half, but mitt romney can take comfort in the fac
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Mar 19, 2012 6:00pm EDT
frontrunner mitt romney continues to vow that if elected he will repeal it on day one. >> this president believes that federal bureau democrats could do a better job than you can, deciding what should be in your insurance policy and ultimately what kind of care you should receive. >> given romney's own experience in massachusetts, however, he may be a flawed messenger. according to the republic attorney general of virginia ken cuccinelli. he has not endorsed anyone in the g.o.p. primary battle brought one of the first lawsuits against the president's reform and says nominating the author of romney care will back fire. >> it doesn't have the power politically to motivate people to vote or volunteer that someone who has been a permanent opponent does. i mean, you are effectively giving that issue up if you select romney as the nominee. we may be doing that. >> for two years the white house has said the more the public learns about the law the more they like it. why are the poll numbers so bad? he blames it on attack ads. they still believe this is about messaging, not the subject of the la
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Mar 20, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. and tonight they are showing. this mitt romney is winning among voters who say electability and the economy are their top priorities. and more than half of illinois voters tell us the economy is their number one issue. our exit polls show rick santorum is the top choice of, quote, very conservative voters. but when it comes to strong supporters of the tea party, mitt romney has a slight lead. we'll go into the numbers in more detail in just a moment. illinois is the biggest primary prize since florida. 54 delegates up for grabs tonight. but rick santorum is eligible to win but 44 of them. paper work problemsy the again. we are also hearing about trouble with some those ballots. steve brown has the latest on that and more from our exit polls coming up in just a moment. first to carl cammeron. campaign carl in illinois. it really sort of sounds like the expectations game wrapped up in what the two candidates are saying today and they tell a lot of the story. >> when candidates begin to make predictions and talk about the outcome, it's usually a pretty good sign of what they expect. in this ca
Mar 21, 2012 8:00am PDT
romney. this has to be a relief of sorts but also a disappointment for your campaign. >> well, i appreciate the opportunity to come on the show, thomas. congratulations to the romney camp for yet another endorsement. that's great for him. jeb bush and the bush family certainly have been supportive of romney. but as far as our campaign, we're doing this without the big name endorsements, without the establishment endorsement. rick is out there to get the endorsement of the american people. and he's doing very well doing that. it's not all about the endorsements from the people who represent the establishment. it's about going door to door, person to person, and that's what rick's doing. that's the important thing here. he's in louisiana right now launching off the big campaign effort there. we're expecting to do very well in louisiana. and that's what it's about, it's about winning over, as you said, the hearts and minds. it's about win over the hearts and minds of the people of this country, the conservatives. rick's the true conservative in this race. he's doing that despite the
Mar 21, 2012 7:00am EDT
to cnn's exit poll, what drove conservatives and middle income voters to rally around mitt romney. governor romney scored a decisive win in illinois, took home 47% of the vote to nt is snt's 35% of the vote, and that win helped mitt romney pad his del lat count, now at 562, senator santorum has less than half at 249. mitt romney is taking new jabs at president obama. >> we once built an interstate highway system, and the hoover dam. now we can't even build a pipeline. i mean, we once led the world in manufacturing and exports, investment. today we lead the world in lawsuits. you know, when we replace a law professor with a conservative businessman as president, that's going to end. >> talking about himself, of course. last night no doubt a big blow for rick santorum. you'll remember that he had predicted if he won, if he won illinois he'd win the nomination. listen. >> i predict if we are able to do what i know most people think is impossible, which is to carry the state of illinois, that will fundamentally change this election like no other contest to date. it will put us in a po
Mar 22, 2012 3:00am PDT
the floor ♪ don't bring me down >> hey, this is a true story about mitt romney. you guys know there's a robot running for president, right? [ applause ] >> how cool is that? while touring google's offices yesterday, this is a true story, romney saw a lava lamp on someone's desk and said, that's a big lava lamp. congratulations. [ laughter ] >> ironically, the lava lamp was better at natural conversation than mitt romney. >>> no, i did not bring that in. good morning, everyone. it is thursday, march 22. welcome to "morning joe." with us on set, we have msnbc contributor mike barnicle. we have pulitzer prize winner writer for "the washington post" jonathan capehart. and president of the council on foreign relations, richard haas, along with willie joe and me. and we have a lot going on this morning. good morning, joe. >> good morning, mika. >> we'll be talking about mitt romney. that's where we're starting. but there is a situation in france unfolding. richard is here to talk about that. there is some nfl news. >> some? >> some. >> just a little. >> "new york times" front page. >> ok.
Mar 22, 2012 4:30am EDT
endorseme endorsement, mitt romney is back pedaling today. >> reporter: mitt romney's 12-point illinois win impressed big-name republicans. and won on the endorsement of jeb bush who said now is the time for republicans >> romney got undercut by one of his top aides. romney plans to erase his focus. like you shake an etch-a-sketch. >> he said you just take, turn it over, shake it and then you start all over. >> mocking romney as a fake conservative, which he rushed to deny. >> the issues i'm running on will be exactly the same. i'm running as a conservative republican. >> newt gingrich joined the attack. >> so here's governor romney's staff. they don't have the decency to wait until they get the nomination to explain to us how they'll sell us out. >> and santorum had the win-man to try to shoot romney down. >> city commissioners in stanford, florida, have voted no confidence in the police chief over his investigation in the controversial shooting death of a black teenager. three of five commissioners voted against the chief with one demanding he resign in the wake of a killing of an unarmed
Mar 19, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, rick santorum and mitt romney are campaigning hard ahead of the prom primary. >> reporter: mitt romney greeted voters in illinois explaining why he should win the state's gop primary. >> i had to get us the energy on the ground we needed to keep the money, that's spent buying energy from other people, keep it here. put people to work. >> reporter: romney rolls in to the next contest with momentum from his overwhelming victory over the weekend. >> 20 delegates, all delegates that were in the contest are ours. >> reporter: holding on to more delegates than all his rivals combined. romney is stepping up calls for hopefuls to step aside. his chief challenger, rick santorum vows he will fight to the end. >> the convention will nominate a conservative, not the mad rat candidate from massachusetts. >> reporter: san tom claims romney is outspending him 10- 1 ahead of the primary in illinois. >> mitt romney is systematically run a negative campaign, no positive vision for this country, and spends billionaire dollars to tear down every opponent in his path. >> reporter: the battle shaped up as a
Mar 21, 2012 7:00pm EDT
this political hoopla. we're all over this story. and sizzle number two tonight, mitt romney wins big in illinois. and now the republican party is kohl lessing behind him. former florida governor jeb bush endorsed as did the freedom works tea party. now the most basic question of all, can romney beat obama. but first up this evening, let's get the lay of the land on this whole keystone pipeline. good evening, eamon. >> good evening, larry. president obama calls his energy strategy all of the above and is traveling the country this week in an effort to prove it. today the president appeared at a solar plant in boulder city, nevada, where he defended government investment in solar energy. but tomorrow we'll see him in a very different setting at an oil pipeline storage yard in curbing, oklahoma, where he'll deliver remarks about a new pipeline there that will bring oil to the gulf of mexico. tomorrow's visit highlights the fact that a part of transcanada corp.'s keystone pipeline is being approved. and larry, the southern part of the pipeline is being built in spite of the president, not because of
Mar 21, 2012 5:30pm PDT
for the romney campaign. the remark a top adviser might wish he could take back. >>> mean season. the downside of early summer. why millions are suffering through this otherwise pleasant arrival of warm weather. >>> saints and sinners. tonight, the shot hurt around the world of sports. >>> and the boomtown. what is that shaking homes and nerves, keeping all the people up at night? the mystery in a small midwestern town. "nightly news" begins now. >>> good evening. they are driven by a social media campaign, by mainstream media coverage, by sadness, and just plain outrage at the thought that an innocent teenager was killed in cold blood outside of his father's home in florida. to show you the level of concern over this case in florida, this is a rally under way tonight here in new york. national attention has now come crashing down on the case of trayvon martin. he was 17 years old. he was encountered by a local neighborhood watch volunteer who unlike a lot of others in neighborhoods across this country, had a gun. he has not been arrested, and now that the feds and the media have swooped in on
Mar 22, 2012 11:00am PDT
. >> but it is no laughing matter. day two of mitt romney's rivals going after his advisers' etch a sketch moment. why this is not an issue of child's play for mr. romney. >> the degree to which mr. romney lies all the time about all sorts of stuff and doesn't care when he gets caught is maybe the single most notable thing about his campaign. >>> hi, everyone. the "news nation" is following news right now in the trayvon martin shooting case. the city of sanford, florida just announced the city manager will hold a news conference at 3:30 this afternoon. there's no word on the topic yet but it comes less than 24 hours after the city commission gave a vote of no confidence to its police chief. the vote was 3-2. the city manager says he will be giving an update on the events surrounding the investigation. we'll bring you the latest developments. meanwhile a massive rally planned in sanford has been moved to another location because so many people are now expected to attend. those are pictures from atlanta right before dozens of churchgoers packed buses bound for sanford this morning. tonight's rally organ
Mar 19, 2012 1:00pm PDT
now. >>> republican rivals trading insultings on this the eve, romney calls santorum an economic light weight, romney calls santorum a light weight finance year. and anna says he was held captive for months by militants. and apple -- should it be employing americans to make those devices at home instead of paying cheap wages in china? i'm wolf blitzer, you're in "the situation room." >>> we're only a day away from a crucial primary that could determine where this republican marathon is headed. fresh off a run away win in puerto rico, mitt romney is now looking to score big in illinois. rick santorum needs a strong showing as he tries to deny romney the nomination. the two rivals have long since taken off the gloves, but now they have put on some brass knuckles as well. our national correspondent jim accosta is in chicago with the very latest. >> the top two gop contenders are practicing their own brand of chicago style politics on this day before the illinois primary and both rick santorum and mitt romney are proving to be untouchable. >> reporter: the battle for the gop nomination has
Mar 26, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. in the rewrite tonight, fox news hat the biggest lie anyone has tried to tell about mitt romney. we will tell you that one tonight. >>> and later the president's position is now, you can call it obamacare, just don't call it unconstitutional. we will have the latest from inside of the supreme court today. committed to our suppliers... you know, those farmers, those foragers, those fishermen... for me, it's really about building this extraordinary community. american express is passionate about the same thing. they're one of those partners that i would really rely on whether it's finding new customers, or, a new location for my next restaurant. when we all come together, my restaurants, my partners, and the community amazing things happen. to me, that's the membership effect. to those who say... [worker 1:] we need to produce our own energy. [announcer:] and, to those who say... [worker 2:] we need environmental protection. [announcer:] conocophillips says, you're right. find out how natural gas answers both at administration this week be forced to the admit to the supreme
Mar 21, 2012 4:00am PDT
to find a killer before he strikes again. >>> a big win for mitt romney in the critical state of illinois. so, what does it mean for rick santorum's hope of more delegates? >>> also, an emergency landing in alaska strands passengers there for two days. the travel nightmare we learned about overnight. >>> when you mess with nature, sometimes nature wins. one tree trimmer learned that lesson the hard way. >>> good wednesday morning, everyone. we're tracking a number of breaking stories right now, beginning with mexico. still shaking from that massive earthquake. there have been several, powerful aftershocks. one just hours ago. >> it is rattling nerves here no the border, too. the epicenter of the 7.4 quake was between oaxaca and acapulco. spring break destinations. thousands are americans are there right now, including malia obama, on a school trip. she is okay. >> the quake was felt hundreds of miles away, with office buildings swaying, sending workers intostreets. children clinging to parents. a pedestrian bridge collapsed on to a bus. amazingly, there are reports that only a few people
Mar 22, 2012 12:00pm EDT
' extramarital affair and possible connection to a prostitution ring in the big apple. mitt romney facings like about comments by an adviser. the etch a sketch controversy. gas prices are up for some, but down for some people in our area. we will show you where. if and tinkers crossed or some better weather this afternoon. the forecast is after the break. >> former presidential candidate john edwards facing another sex scandal, being connected to new york city' soccer mom madam. there's a report he was a client of anna gristina. she told investigators that a call girl working for her was paid to have sex with him in 2007. edwards was in the city and at the time to raise money for his presidential bid. edwards'lawyer said not commented. small protest outside an event for mitt romney at the hyatt regency and northwest d.c. women protested his pledge to get rid of planned parenthood should he become president. he was holding a fund-raiser this morning at the highest. he went in a different entrance from where they were protesting. campaign 2012, lots of controversy over the edge -- etch a sketch
Mar 22, 2012 4:00am EDT
. instead of celebrating a solid win in illinois and a hay jar new republican endorsement, mitt romney's camp is back pedaling. nbc has details. >> reporter: mitt romney's 12 point illinois win impressed big-named republicans, one in the endorsement of jeb bush who said now is the time for republicans to unite behind governor romney. rick santorum tried to spin. >> the establishment was comfortable with the status quo. go with mitt romney. >> i want to get america right again. >> reporter: romney got undercut by one of his top aides who said once nominated, he plans to erase his focus. rick santorum showed up with an etch-a-scotch. >> he said you just take, turn it over and shake it and then you start all over. >> mocking romney as a fake conservative which he rushed to deny. >> the issues will be exactly the same. i'm running against a conservative republican. >> so here's governor romney's staff. they don't even have the decency to wait until they get the nomination to explain to us how they'll sell us us. . >> reporter: santorum has a wing man. nbc narcs, washington. >> voted no con
Mar 19, 2012 3:00pm PDT
trayvon martin's last scream. -- captions by vitac -- >>> mitt romney trounced rick santorum in port eek reek owe and he knows a big win illinois would pad the commanding lead. >> we used to say vote early and vote often. that happens to be a chicago line as well, doesn't it? yeah, yeah, yeah. >> santorum's closing pitch, a poke at the former illinois senator who now lives in the white house. >> you have a particular obligation to write a wrong here in the state of illinois. >> there are 54 delegates at stake tuesday in the state of illinois. a look at the math shows you time is running short for anyone else trying to stop governor romney. you need 1,144 to clinch. governor romney is 519, not halfway but look how commanding the lead is. senator santorum is second and gingrich 139 and romney with a big lead. if you look at the remaining delegates, 996 allocated to date. that leaves just shy of 1,300. we're almost to the halfway point in the delegates awarded and illinois will get closer to that. if you are behind romney, you're running short. mitt romney is the leader now in t
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Mar 21, 2012 3:00pm EDT
person. >>shepard: back to you as news develops. presidential candidate mitt romney a step closer to the g.o.p. nomination after he won, big, last night in illinois. the race is not over. not if you ask the other candidates. the experts say it is over. lane and simple. that's it. it's over. today, rick santorum told supporters, romney cannot seal the deal. >> he will say what he needs to say to win the election that is before him and if he has to say something different because it is a different election and a different grew of voters he is willing to say that, too. ladies and gentleman we have had enough politicians like that in this country. >>shepard: looking for a boost in the saturday's primary in louisiana where he leads in the polls but he feats as tough road, very tough, the did the math is almost impossible and top republicans are now and have been calling for the party to unite behind romney. and carl cameron is in new orleans. former florida governor bush endorsed romney saying end this drawn out protracted school-yard fight, already, it is not beginning to produce to h
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